A periodontist is a dental specialist who undergoes additional training and education in maintaining the health of the gums and surrounding periodontal tissue.
Photodynamic therapy is FDA approved and holds a promising role as an antimicrobial substitute for treating periodontal and gum related issues.
The mechanism of periodontal action on the brain is yet unclear. However, the main reason behind this connection is chronic bony inflammation of the jaw caused during the periodontal breakdown.
Gingivectomy, as the term suggests, is the removal of gums (Gingiva- Gums, Otomy- Removal). When our gums are more than usual in amount or diseased, a dentist cuts off the extra gums. Gingivectomy reduces diseased gum tissue and improves your overall gum health.
If you find blood oozing from your mouth even during normal brushing or biting on an object, it can be an alarming sign of developing gum disease. Gum disease can be briefly classified into two categories as Gingivitis and periodontitis. Signs of gingivitis are bad breath, tender gums, mouth sores, etc.
Yes, it is safe to swim while you on periods. Period blood doesn't flow outside the vagina like it usually does due to the counter-pressure of the water. But You still need to wear some a tampon or a menstrual cup to avoid getting into a sticky situation.
Resin tooth filling typically contains a filler particle such as quartz, which provides the mixture's strength and color. It is costly as compared to silver tooth filling.
In some cases, the change in period blood color can indicate a health problem like fibroids, low estrogen levels, and even vaginosis.